Michigan News

Enbridge sues Michigan over oil pipeline shutdown order

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Enbridge filed a legal challenge Tuesday to Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s recent demand that the company shut down its oil pipeline that crosses the waterway connecting Lake Huron and Lake Michigan. The Canadian company accused the state of overstepping its bounds, arguing that Enbridge’s Line […]

Michigan certifies Biden win, Trump challenge thwarted again

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan election officials on Monday certified Democrat Joe Biden’s 154,000-vote victory in the state, another setback for President Donald Trump in his futile effort to undermine the results of the Nov. 3 election through baseless legal challenges and unsupported claims of fraud. The Board of State […]

University of Michigan paying $9.25M to abuse victims

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The University of Michigan said Wednesday it will pay $9.25 million to eight women who reported emotional or sexual abuse by a man who became the school’s chief academic officer. “We thank them for their courage and we apologize to each one of them and […]

State prisons at all time high with active COVID-19 cases

All of the Michigan Department of Correction’s 29 prison facilities have at least one person, staff member or inmate, infected with coronavirus as the agency struggles to fight a second viral wave which has resulted in the most ever active cases within MDOC. As of November 19, the most up-to-date […]

Michigan posts new record of virus cases as deaths climb

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan on Tuesday posted a record number of daily confirmed coronavirus cases, near 6,500, and reported 59 deaths within the previous 24 hours — its deadliest day in six months. COVID-19, which subsided over the summer after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer imposed sweeping stay-at-home and other restrictions, […]

MDHHS and DTMB Roll Out COVID-19 Exposure Alert App Statewide

LANSING, MICH.  As part of the state’s continued efforts to slow the increasing spread of COVID-19, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget (DTMB) today announced the statewide rollout of the COVID-19 exposure notification app MI COVID Alert.   The anonymous, no […]